Dating stanley wood planes

I didn’t think Stanley started making plane there until much later. Now, interest is rising again, check the IG posts on them, proud woodworkers and their English Stanley’s.

Other antique tool price guides have generalized sections on woodworking tools or a specific section on wood planes.

GREENFIELD MASS.," dating its production circa 1851 to 1883. 605 Round-side Jack Plane Tool Type: Jack plane Maker: Stanley Rule & Level Company Materials: cast iron, steel, rosewood handles Marks: STANLEY R.&.l. 1951 Hard Fibre Board Beveling Plane Tool Type: Fiber board beveller plane Maker: Stanley Rule & Level Company Materials: cast iron, steel, wood handles Marks: STANLEY MADE IN U. 105 Type 1 Liberty Bell Jack Plane Tool Type: Liberty bell jack plane Maker: Stanley Rule & Level Company Materials: cast iron, steel, rosewood handles Marks: 76 (on a bell); PAT. 18 1/4 Block Plane Tool Type: block plane Maker: Stanley Rule & Level Company Materials: Cast steel, cast iron, brass, japanned finish Marks: No. 110 Type 3 Block Plane w/ 6 Point Star Cap Tool Type: Block plane Maker: Stanley Rule & Level Company Materials: cast iron, steel, rosewood handle Marks: six pointed star Condition: Finish is mostly worn off, pitting and surface wear Measurements: 7" long, 2" wide, 1 5/8" edge Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Antique Stanley No. Kimball Materials: Steel, cast iron, brass, hardwood Marks: H.

Body without cutter or peg installed measures 9 3/8" long x 3 1/4" tall x 2" wide. Toted Handle Grooving Plane This toted or handled grooving plane is marked, "GREENFIELD TOOL CO. WOODCOCK SHEFFIELD Condition: scratches, age spots, patina Measurements: 15/16" wide, 9" long, 2 5/8" tall Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Antique Mathieson Sorby Steel Panel Infill Closed Tote Smoothing Plane Tool Type: smooth plane Brand: Mathieson Materials: steel, wood, brass Marks: ROBT SORBY WARRANTED CAST STEEL;**EX R MATHIESON & SONS STEEL GLASGOW Condition: age patina, some paint spots, wear from use Measurements: 11" long, 2 9/16" wide, 5" tall, 2 1/8" edge Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 1/2" Steel Body Rosewood Infill Matthieson Shoulder Rabbet Plane Tool Type: shoulder plane Brand: Matthieson (probably) Materials: rosewood, steel Marks: WARD (on blade) Condition: age patina, scratches, pitting, signs of use Measurements: 7" long, 1/2" wide, 2" tall body Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Antique Stanley Bedrock / Bed Rock No. 5; has a Stanley Sweetheart blade Condition: Nail digs in the sole, top of the rear handle is worn, surface wear and dings on the rosewood knob, tarnish on the metal. Measurements: 2" edge, 2 1/2" wide overall, 9 1/2" long Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Antique Stanley Defiance No. Condition: Edge of handle has some chips, some light japanning wear, back handle is slightly loose Measurements: 10 1/2" long Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 Antique Stanley No. 1875 Condition: Some wear on the japanned finish, tarnish spots, some scratches and dings, pitting on the sole Measurements: 14" long, 2 1/4" wide overall, 2 1/8" cutter Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Antique Stanley No. Measurements: 6 3/4" long overall, 2" wide, 1 5/8" edge Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Antique Stanley No. Condition: Some paint spots, a bit of light finish wear, handles are intact and in pretty nice shape Measurements: 22" long, 3" wide, 2 1/2" edge. G4 Gage Smooth Plane Tool Type: Gage smooth plane Maker: Stanley Rule & Level Company Materials: cast iron, steel, rosewood handles Marks: No G4 MADE IN U. A.; GAGE SELF SETTING PLANE MADE BY STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO NEW BRITAIN, CONN. BAILEY" (faint, on backside of cutter blade) Condition: Good, screw threads, cutter isn't dinged, pitting and tarnish typical of an older tool Measurements: 13 1/2" long overall, 2 1/8" wide cutter Additional Photos: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Antique E. Grant Brass Channelling Draw Shave Knife Tool Type: Channel Draw Knife / Draw Shave Maker: E. Grant (Could be an owner's mark) Materials: Brass, steel Marks: E. GRANT Condition: Good, obviously a hand forged item--evidence of filing. Measurements: 10" long, blades are 3/4" wide with a 7/16" gap between them. Kimball Spoke Shave Tool Type: Spoke shave or Draw Knife Maker: H.

Of all the antique hand tools made, the wood plane is one of the most highly sought after by tool collectors.

They browse antique shops and online auction websites, search through the tools at thrift stores and rummage through boxes of old tools at garage sales and flea markets hoping to find a hidden treasure that would be a perfect addition to their growing tool collection.

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